Friday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

The Finnish FA have blocked an approach from Dundee United to speak to their national manager Mixu Paatelainen. (Various)

Former Rangers midfielder Gregg Wylde, now at Bolton is on his way to Hibs, according to Bury boss Kevin Blackwell, who has had the 21-year-old on loan for the last two months. (Various)

Rangers chief executive Charles Green wants to increase the capacity of Ibrox by at least another 10,000 seats. (Sun)

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels may face another ban following his latest four-match suspension for an interview in which he asked for "impartiality" as a New Year wish. (Daily Record)

Inverness CT manager Terry Butcher believes the League Cup winners should be given a Uefa Cup place. (Daily Record)

Hearts are confident they will complete the loan signing of Liverpool striker David Ngoo in time for Saturday's League Cup semi-final with Inverness. (Various)

Hibs manager Pat Fenlon has vowed to settle the future of on-loan midfielder Jorge Claros by today. (Scotsman)

Dundee manager Barry Smith says the on-off loan deal for Kilmarnock midfielder Gary Harkins back on again. (Various)

Defender Will Vaulks has agreed to play for Falkirk without getting paid for the rest of the season. (Daily Express)

Rangers are in talks with with Italian manufacturer Macron about a new strip deal. (Sun)